Make Fedora fonts better

Citizens of the Internet, welcome. Fonts in Linux are a rather¬†neglected topic; there are things with a higher delight factor we could talk about, discuss, test, and indeed, write. But fonts be probably one of the most important elements of modern computing. Because we spend countless hours staring at monitors, and the precision of displayed…

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Fedora upgrade – Does this work?

The idea of upgrading your operating system from one version to another is an interesting one. It implies you will be changing your software without changing your hardware. This is true for short-lived operating systems the likes of Fedora, service packs for long-lived distributions like CentOS, and sometimes, when the vendor feels adventurous and offers…

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I spy, with my little eye, Gnome Pie

Regardless of the factual conclusion of this article, you are already sold on it just based on the title. Anyway. Humans are really good at solving problems, especially, or possibly only, if they are linear. It is not a coincidence that we have manuals that follow through a simple top-down logic or that navigation systems…

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Systemd – Progress Through Complexity

A play on the Audi slogan: Vorsprung Durch Technik. Except we’re going to talk¬†about something that is clearly not progress. Systemd. Roughly 6 years ago, Systemd came to life as the new, event-based init mechanism, designed to replicate the old serialized System V thingie. Today, it is the reality in most distributions, for better or…

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You can leave your Fedora on

I just realized there are no fun puns involving the word Fedora, and I had to think hard before I came up with a somewhat (un)witty title. But what I really wanted to do is, talk about the Linux distribution carrying this name, and how it can be made friendlier for home users. Why? Because…

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